What is fccla?

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Why should you join
FCCLA?
FCCLA offers many great
opportunities for personal
growth and improvement. You
will have the chance to be in
leadership positions and
participate in many service
projects. Your interpersonal
skills will grow and you will be
better prepared for job
interviews. You will gain a
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and Consumer Sciences and
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you will know how to make a
difference in your community.
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Toward New
Horizions
What is fccla?
cooperation and harmony
FCCLA stands for Family, Career and
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nonprofit national career and technology
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Community Leaders of America. FCCLA is a
education in public and private schools. It
helps young men and women become leaders
and address important personal, family, work
FCCLA offers members the opportunity to
expand their leadership potential and develop
skills for life-planning, goal setting, problem
solving, decision-making and interpersonal
communication-necessary in the home and
workplace.
What are the goals of
FCCLA?
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To provide opportunities for personal
development and preparation for
adult life
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To provide opportunities for
making decisions and for assuming
responsibilities
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To prepare for the multiple roles of
men and women in today’s society
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To promote Family and Consumer
Sciences and related occupations
and societal issues through family and
consumer sciences education. Involvement in
What opportunities are
offered through FCCLA?
FCCLA offers a variety of service
opportunities, as well as competitive
events which include: Family and
Consumer Sciences Knowledge Bowl, Skill
Demonstration Events and STAR Events.
FCCLA also offers National programs to
guide and motivate students as they
develop projects related to the family and
consumer sciences national standards.
Some of the national programs are:
To strengthen the function of the
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Career Connection
family as a basic unit of society
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Community Service
To encourage democracy through
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Dynamic Leadership
cooperative action in the home and
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The Power of 1
community
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Financial Fitness
To encourage individual and group
involvement in helping achieve global
What are star
events?
between youth and adults
student organization for young men and
women in family and consumer sciences
To promote greater understanding
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Leaders at work
STAR events (Students Taking
Action with Recognition) offer
individual skill development and
application of learning through
cooperative, individualized, or
competitive activities. Some areas
of STAR events include:
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Career Investigation
Chapter Showcase
Culinary Arts
Early Childhood
Entrepreneurship
Environmental
Ambassador
Fashion Design
Food Innovations
Illustrated Talk
Interior Design
Interpersonal
Communications
Job Interview
Leadership
Life Event Planning
Nutrition and Wellness
Parliamentary Procedure
Recycle and Redesign
Teach and Train
Applied Technology
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